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Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 41,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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2007
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1997
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2018
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1982
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568
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1977
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1979
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1980
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1959
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 265 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 2 0%
1950s 268 3%
1960s 686 7%
1970s 1,518 15%
1980s 1,475 15%
1990s 1,840 18%
2000s 2,059 21%
2010s 2,149 21%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 27 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,012 50%
United Kingdom 2,611 26%
Canada 442 4%
Mixed Nationality 270 3%
Australia 228 2%
Germany 183 2%
Sweden 157 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,703 97%
Yes 297 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,856 99%
Yes 144 1%
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5. The Definitive 200 by National Association of Recording Merchandisers (2007)
6. Virgin All-Time Top 1000 Albums by Virgin (2000)
7. Greatest 100 Albums of All Time by The Guinness Book of British Hit Singles & Albums with NME (2006)
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16. The Top 50 Albums of All Time by Sound & Vision Magazine (2010)
17. The Guardian 100 Best Albums Ever by The Guardian (1997)
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